NZ Herald News
18th August, 10:12
Report of crash involving car and motorbike in Murupara
There has been a report of a crash involving a car and a motorbike in Murupara.A police spokeswoman said St John Ambulance notified police about 10am.More to come.
18th August, 10:06
Weather: Last dry days for Auckland before a week of rain
Today and tomorrow may be Auckland's last clear days before being hit by a full week of rain.Auckland is going to be dry but windy this afternoon, with Metservice predicting rain to clear for most of the city by noon.Despite temperatures...
18th August, 09:49
Man in custody after woman found dead at Kapiti address following 'serious incident'
A man is in police custody after a woman was found dead at a Kapiti address last night.Emergency services were called to Marine Parade, Paraparaumu at 8pm last night after a "serious incident".When they arrived they located the...
18th August, 08:32
New Zealanders seeking asylum abroad - UN report
By Gill Bonnett of RNZ The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) Global Trends report suggested worldwide there were 38 refugees from New Zealand, and 18 asylum seekers whose cases were still being considered.One New Zealander...
18th August, 08:22
No deal: Parole Board rules lifelong criminal Dean Wickliffe must stay behind bars
One of New Zealand's most high-profile criminals will stay in prison until he gains more insight into his "pro-offending attitudes".Dean Wickliffe was released on parole last year but recalled to prison after he was twice caught...
18th August, 07:58
Milk tanker hanging off Rakaia Bridge after crash
One person was taken to hospital after a milk tanker crashed and fell off the Rakaia River Bridge.A car and milk tanker collided on the bridge in Canterbury just before 6:30am.The truck is half off the bridge and a heavy crane...
18th August, 06:17
'I'm going to rip your face off' - No appeal for Christchurch man after threats to MSD staffer
A man who threatened a Government staffer - saying he was going to come to her office and smash her face in - has had an appeal against his conviction and sentence rejected. In August last year Joshua Stephen Murdoch pleaded guilty...
18th August, 05:00
Raglan shooting: Shattered siblings of Sean McKinnon don't know how they will piece life back together
The devastated siblings of slain Australian tourist Sean McKinnon say they don't know how their family will get over the loss, but they are grateful his fiancee is alive.The emotional tribute to their youngest brother came after...